Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/3c Sugar

  2. 6 Thin strips lemon peel,

  3. 1-2"

  4. 3 Large ruby/yellow grapefruit Citrus leaves,rinsed/patted Gin or orange juice Lemon wedges

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. + Directions : The aromatic flavor of gin, which comes from juniper berries, complements the bitter-tart taste of grapefruit.

  2. In a 3-4 cup pan, combine sugar and 2/3 cup water. Boil, uncovered, over high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup. Gently twist lemon peel and drop into syrup; let col. If made ahead, cover and chill up to 3 days.

  3. With a sharp knife, cut peel and all white membrane from grapefruit. Over a bowl, cut between membranes to release fruit segments; squeeze juice from membrane into bowl. Discard membrane. If made ahead, cover and let stand up to 3 hours.

  4. Spoon fruit, juice, and syrup equally into 6 dessert bowls. Garnish with leaves. To each portion add to taste about 1 tablespoon gin or orange juice, and juice from lemon wedges.


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